Wednesday, March 16, 2011

St. Paddy's Day


The early missionaries had it rough. How were you supposed to explain to people the mysteries of the Faith without the internet? I would have needed Google translator and an e-version of the Catechism... But the good God supplies the grace when you need it, and those missionaries sure were creative. The missionaries in North America used two sticks to form crosses, and we all know how St. Patrick used a shamrock to explain the Trinity to those heathen Irish (I can say that because I'm Irish).

So, as you drink your shamrock shakes and green beer tomorrow, take a moment to reflect on what St. Patrick's day is truly about from the mouth of babes:

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